How to Reopen a Closed Tab on Your Browser

Two Methods:Reopening Tabs on Firefox, Chrome, and Internet ExplorerReopening Tabs on Safari

All Internet browsers allow users to open several tabs so you can surf through multiple websites without having to close the current website you’re viewing. However, there may come a time when you accidentally closed a tab that you still need to view. Fret not as the accidentally closed tab can be reopened.

Method 1
Reopening Tabs on Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer

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    Check that you have at least one tab currently open. At least one tab should be present to be able to reopen the accidentally closed tab.
    • If you close the last tab, the browser will also automatically close, clearing your tab history.
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    Press the key combinations CTRL + SHIFT + T on your keyboard. The closed tab will reopen in a new tab window for you to view once more.
    • Pressing the key combination will reopen the latest tab you closed; press it again and the tab you closed before that will open, and so on so forth.
    • If your Google Chrome is installed on a Mac OS, the key combination is CMD + SHIFT + T.

Method 2
Reopening Tabs on Safari

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    Check that you have at least one tab currently open. At least one tab should be present to be able to reopen the accidentally closed tab.
    • If you close the last tab, the browser will also automatically close.
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    Press the key combinations CMD + Z on your keyboard. The closed tab will reopen in a new tab window for you to view once more.
    • Unlike Firefox, Chrome, or Internet Explorer, Safari will only reopen one tab—the latest that you closed.

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